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2006-01-03-02-05-49

Photographer: Paul Osmond  (see this users gallery)

A Foureye Butterflyfish (Chaetodon capistratus) swims next to colony of sea rod corals on the Conch Reef dive site in Key Largo, Florida.
The ocellated spots on the rear of the fish are designed to appear as a false eye to fool potential predators who believe the fish has actually spotted them.

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Resting Green Turtle at Raine Island - Chelonia mydas
Paul Osmond


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